Certificate Program and Professional Diploma in Astrology
Intensive courses to develop your professional-level skills
Every term includes both electives (some of which may only be offered once per year) and regularly scheduled courses on the Fundamentals of Natal Astrology.
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To ensure your learning, students have direct instructor interaction and feedback. In addition, students have
- Accsess to the student resource center
- Access to the Marion D. March Online Library
- Links every week to written articles, videos and/or presentations to deepen your understanding
- Links to additional optional materials that aren't required for the course, but are wonderful supplements to it
- Discussion forums where students work with the material for the week answering a question and responding to each other's answers
- Assignments, which may include quizzes that immediately allow you to check your own understanding and written assignments for instructor feedback
- Access to the course site for an additional 3 months after the course is complete
- Students in the Fundamental series also have an optional "lab" - a one hour online session devoted to interpreting charts.
E300 Astrological Heritage +Instructor: Inga Thornell Astrology has a rich heritage stretching back thousands of years. We sometimes think of astrology as just one thing, but different cultures asked different questions as they found meaning in the ever-changing sky. This class offers a survey of the history of astrology, primarily in the West.
E400 Astronomy for Astrologers +INDEPENDENT STUDY. Instructor: Bruce Scofield. Astronomy and astrology have the same origins in the explorations and explanations of the visual sky. Astronomy is the study of the nature, motions and history of the Earth's cosmic environment, astrology is the study of how the cosmic environment affects Earth and its inhabitants. In this course, specifically designed for Kepler College students, we will emphasize… Read More
E531 Traditional Horary Astrology +Instructor: Elena Lumen Traditional horary astrology is one of the most precise forms of astrological practice, which enables the practitioners to give guidance and detailed answers to meaningful life questions. In this course, students will examine traditional foundations of horary astrology, and establish a clear understanding of foundational principles and philosophy of this art. Students may expect to leave the… Read More
M100 Series - Chart Calculation (M101, M101-2R and M102) +Primary Instructor: Christine Arens The math calculation labs guide the student into an understanding of how to calculate a chart by hand. If you want to pass the organizational exams, you will need these classes. They are also part of the guided learning series. Read More
W101 Fundamentals I: Introduction +Instructors: Enid Newberg, Donna Young, Tamira McGillivray This course is designed for those who are curious about what astrologers do, or those who want to solidfy the astrological knowledge they have already gained on their own. The astrological chart will be taken apart in order for students to clearly understand how each area of symbolism functions and how their interaction… Read More
W102 Fundamentals II: Interpretation Tools +Instructors: Carol Tebbs, Donna Young This course moves the student beyond the basics of interpreting planets, signs, houses and aspects to where students can distinguish how these components are modified for each individual. Students are encouraged to critically consider the various techniques through a discussion of their strengths and weaknesses as well as any controversies surrounding them. Guided practice each… Read More
W103 Fundamentals III: Building Delineation Skills +Instructors: Karen McCauley and Inga Thornell. The primary focus in this course is the practical application of what the student has learned. A good astrologer must not only know techniques but be able to reflect upon their own world view, assumptions and other personal filters. Students will also actively consider and discuss potential client issues and ethical considerations. In addition,… Read More
W110 Fundamentals V: The Basics of Chart Movement +Primary Instructor: Carol Tebbs, Gloria Scigliano This is not an introductory course. Students are expected to have a working knowledge of the elements of natal chart interpretation and synthesis. The W110 course examines the development of modern Western interpretive methods of movement based upon planetary cycles, natural phenomena and symbolic interpretive tools from the 16th to the 21st centuries.
W111 Fundamentals VI: Additional Movement Tools +Primary Instructor: Carol Tebbs Prerequisite: A working knowledge of the fundamentals of natal interpretation and synthesis as well as the W110 movement methods. W111 continues the examination of the development of modern Western interpretive movement methods based upon planetary cycles, natural phenomena and symbolic interpretive tools from the 16th to the 21st centuries.
W113 Moving the Chart Practicum - Synthesis and Forecasting +Instructors: Kenneth Miller and Tamira McGillivray prerequisite: W110 or proof of equivalent training Many who work with transits, progressions, directions or other methods of moving the chart in time find it difficult to synthesize all the different factors or choose the right tool to answer a specific question. This course provides practice in synthesis. Students will receive guided practice in… Read More
WL220 The Basics of Astro*Carto*Graphy +Instructors: Karen McCauley & Madalyn Hillis-DineenDiploma program electivePrerequisites: basic knowledge of astrological symbolism Does anything change when you move from one place to another? Yes! What needs to be considered when you search for the most desireable places to travel or relocate? This course will give you the tools you need to help yourself and your clients understand the importance… Read More
WR201 Counseling Issues in Astrology +Primary Instructors: Karen McCauley and Inga Thornell. Guests have included Claudia Dikinis, Bob Glasscock and Donna Van Toen. In this course, students will be introduced to considerations involved in astrological counseling, and to the process of working on relationship issues with clients, including finding relationships in the chart, organizing a session, methods of delivering content, ethical issues and referral strategies. Read More
The starting date and time for some courses is still being determined.
Jan 20: CS151A Dignity and Debility taught by Charles Obert (5-weeks) +Are planets better behaved in some signs than others? In an opposition, what planet is most likely to win the tug of war? Are mutual receptions always nice? The key to answer these questions and many more is understanding dignities and debilities. Instructor: Charles ObertDATE: Begins January 20, 2019 (5 Sundays) $265TIME: From 9:00-11:00 am Pacific Time / 12:00-2:00 am Eastern Time… Read More
Feb 10: W100A Fundamentals: The Bridge Course (5 weeks $190) +This course is for students who Already know some astrology and have worked with the planets, signs and houses, but want to anchor your understanding, or Want to enter into W102 Fundamentals II, but have not taken W101 or passed the W101 test. Instructor: Enid NewbergDATE: Begins Feb 10, 2019TIME: 9:00-11:00 AM PDT / 12:00-2:00 PM EDT Students will ground their… Read More
Information on taking courses
Jillian Clemmons, a graduate from the Kepler Certificate Program in the fall of 2017, posted this video on her website describing her experience at Kepler and how she feels about getting formal astrological education. She also has an article on her experiences setting up her astrological business.